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Unformatted text preview: Course Outline for Urban and Regional Economics Department of Economics Rutgers University Spring, 2012 Course Information Title: Urban and Regional Economics Code: 01:220:330 Lecture Times: MW 2:50-4:10PM Location: Campbell Hall A5 &CAC Final Exam: May 9, 2012 12-3:00pm Contact Information Instructor: Ruby Henry Campus Address: 301B, New Jersey Hall - CAC eEmail: email@example.com O ce Hours: Monday 10:00am-12:00pm and by appointment Course Objective and Learning Goals The purpose of this course is to help you understand urban phenomena using economic tools. The eld of urban economics addresses a variety of issues including the existence of cities and city growth, transportation, the price of land, housing, poverty, segregation, and crime. At the end of the course you should be able to explain observations on urban growth by critiquing the theoretical propositions and empirical ndings you study. Prerequisites All students should have taken 01:220:320 (or 203). In addition, all students should have taken 220:322. All students should have a good command of the material taught in these courses. You should review this material at the beginning of the course. 1 Text There is no textbook for this course. Lecture Outline The following is a list of lecture topics. This is the guide for your reading. 1. 1/18/12 - Glaeser, Edward L., &Are Cities Dying?Journal of Economic Perspect- ives 12(1998): 139-160. 2. 1/23/12 - Glaeser, Edward L., &Are Cities Dying?Journal of Economic Perspect- ives 12(1998): 139-160. 3. 1/25/12 - Quigley, John M., &Urban Diversity and Economic Growth,Journal of Economic Perspectives 12 (1998): 127-138. 4. 1/30/12 - Quigley, John M., &Urban Diversity and Economic Growth,Journal of Economic Perspectives 12 (1998): 127-138....
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2012 for the course ECON 330 taught by Professor Bashal during the Spring '10 term at Rutgers.
- Spring '10